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What we’ve gotten wrong about this Robert Frost classic

Clip: 08/18/2015 | 5m 21s

It’s one of the most famous poems in American history. But David Orr, poetry columnist for The New York Times, says “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is widely misinterpreted. Jeffrey Brown interviews Orr about why he thinks Americans have got the poem all wrong, which is the subject of his new book of the same name.

Aired: 08/18/15

Rating: NR

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